Meaning of coincidence

co•in•ci•dence

Pronunciation: (kō-in'si-duns), [key]
— n.
  1. a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance: Our meeting in Venice was pure coincidence.
  2. the condition or fact of coinciding.
  3. an instance of this.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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